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A Home Paper For Home People . AA'JJ '"'-- AJ LT i i A. A. Devoted to the Interests of Juab County j The Times, Vol 14, No. 42 Nephi, Juab County. LJtah," Fr&layJ, December 28th, 1923. The News, Vol. 7, No. 30 OLIVER NEILSON DIED TUESDAY CONJOINT SESSION SUNDAY EVENING Born in Levan Forty Seven Years Ago-Liv- ed In Nephi Greater Part Of His Lite-Fun- eral To-da- y At 1 p. m. Three Wards of Nephi WUl Unite In Conjoint Program Officers of Stake M. I. A. Will Have Charge. Oliver Neilson, well known and highly respocted citizen of this community passed away at the home of his brother Samuel P Neilson, Christ mas lnorniiig, following severa weeks illness. Mr. Neilson, wus born in Levan 47 years ago but has lived in Nephi practically the greater part of his life. He is survived by his father, N. C. Neilso'n, and two brothers, and one sister, these are: Andrew Neilson, Samuel P. Neilson, and Mrs. Andrew Olson, all living in this city. Mr. Neilson was never married. A number of years ago the deceased filled a successful mission for the L D. S. Church n New Zealand. On bong released from this mission he made a trip around the world, going by way of Africa, India, Egypt and For many years he was Europe. engaged in the sheep business, but of late on account of failing health, he devoted his time to the raising of fruit and poultry. He was a man of kindly disposition and was weil respected, by all who knew him. Funeral services will be held from the North Ward Meeting House at 1 p. m. today. , Welcome to the New Year d, With the dawning of the New Year, the Publishers of The Beautiful and Impressive funeral services were held in the Tabernacle of Sunday noon, over the remains ; '' Times-New- pause a moment to thank the people and business men of this town and surrounding- territory for the business with with which they have favored us, and we has proved us worthy of your sincerely hope that the service we have rendered ' ... , ' N ... ".i-- - WEEKLY- - HAPPENINGS FROM LEVAN If in any way we have not fulfilled your expectations, we ask you to tell us so that amends may be made and we can start the New Year with a clean slate. With mir best wishes to you, your friends and your family, we are sincerely, of the The Sunday School had the Christmas program in charge. The Ward Meeting House was tilled to capacity Christmas morning, at which the following program was rendered: Read-biMrs. R. H. Gardner; Piano Solo, Alice Beard; Reading, Venetta Sor- ensen; Vocal Solo, Mrs. J. L. Fran- com; Talk, Spirit of Christmas by Ellis Steele; Saxaphone Trio, Orlando Taylor, Reed Grant and La Vera Steph enson; Piano Solo, Mrs. E. Stephen-,- , son ; Baritone and Trombone Duet, Felton Hickman and Joseph Cbristen-seaccompanied by Leola Christen-seSanta Claus made his annual visit and distributed candy and nuts to all the children. Two beautiful Christmas trees, fittingly decorated, completed the arrangements for an There was a enjoyable Christmas. children's dance in the afternoon, and a picture show and dance in the evening, each place being filled to capacity. g, . Publishers Ruth Sperry .. wish to s ' New Year Sentiments, from the Gen eral and Stake Presidency, of vie A. . President Pearl , Y.' L. M. I. . Allen. . . Vocal Solo Arrilla Lunt ' Oneita Rees Reading Instrumental Trio, Miss Merci Golds brough; Mrs. Diane G. Booth, and R. Q. Dorius. Male Quartet, A. V. Pyper, Clarence Warner, Paul Booth, and John Christison. Benediction Patriarch L. A. Bailey A. C. Other musical numbers were rendered by L. P. Anderson and Mrs. T. E. Carter, accompanied by Mrs. Diane Booth, and Miss Merci Goldsbrough, "I Know That My Uedeemer Livos" and "Cast Thy Bread Upon The Water." "A Perfect Day" was also rendered by It. Q. Dorius, Mrs. Booth and Merci Goldsbrough. Benediction was pronounced by P. B. Cowan. relatives and A large Lumber friends attended the services, the Ladies Republican Club attending in ... a body. Beauiful flowers were ban- high around the casket, showing mhs I fern in which the departed was '"held I the city. Interment took place in the Vine Bluff Cemetery, Bishop A. II. Belliston dedicating the grave. The following is a short history of the life of Mrs. Worthington: Born January 8th, 1845, at Stockport, Lancashire, England the daughter of Thomas and Mary Ann Pass. Left England with her parents at the age of 18, crossing the Atlantic Ocean on the sailing vessel Antartic, leaving England on May 23rd, 1863, arriving In New York July 10th, after being 48 days on the ocean. The family went to Florence, Nebraska, where they made preparations to cross the plains with ox tiami, leaving Florence for Utah, on July 25th, of the same year. The Journey was made In Nebekcr'a ComPetor Captain pany, the party arriving in Salt Lake City Friday, Sept. 25th, 1863. The family came directly to Nephi where Mrs. Worthington ban resided ontil her death. On July 4th, 1865 she was Joined In marriage to Thomas Worthington, who preceded her to the great beTo yond ft number of years ago. thin union 11 children were horn, 9 of whom survive her. She also leaves 38 grand children and 9 great grand children. She was a faithful wife and mother 8 good neighbor, and was possessed of those finalities that make for good citizenship at all times. She embraced the Gospel In her native land and lived the life of a consistent letter Day Saint. L. Mr. and Mrs, Tnge. Terry and the Day family, spent Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Smith. ' Song, "A Happy New Year To All" By Congregation., J. W. Paxmaa. Prayer Patriarch Song, "We Thank Thee O God For A Prophet." Congregation. . Roscoe Grover Reading, L. P. Anderson Vocal Solo New Year Sentiments From The . General and Stake Supt. Y. M. JA. , I. A. Supt. T. H. Burton. Quartet, R. Q. Dorius, Rulou Parkea John Christison and T. D. Darts. Instrumental Duet, Helen Cowan and Verda Batchelor. Katherlne Whltmore Reading Concert Recitation, "The Slogan" Supt. N. J. Rees. Vocal Duet, Mrs. E. M. Greenwood, and Mrs. T. D. Davis. Instrumental Selection, Paul Grace, Roy Lomax and Dorothy Boud. Reading' And we want it to be a whole-hearteWhole - community welcome in which , every man, woman and child'in Nephi will join with a will.' MRS. WORTHINGTON Bryan, Jas. Garrett Jr, President T. D. Rees, and the closing remarks Bishop Belliston. Each speaker paid a high tribute to the life and good qualities of the deceased,- and told of her industrious habits and cheerful disposition, also of her willingness at all times to aid the sick and those in.trouble. ' ' - Mrs. Susie Worthington. Bishop A. H. Belliston was in charge, and the opening nuuitmr ySouietime We'll Understand'' was rendered by the Cole Sisters, accompanied by Mrs. Diane G. Booth. Prayer was offered by J. E. Luut. The speakers were: Patriarch J; W. Paxinan, Judge T. H. Burton, W. ' dered: SERVICES HELD, FOR , " session of the Mutual , Improvement Associations of " the V, three wards of this city will be lield in the Tabernacle Sunday evening ' to commence at 7 p. m. Supt J. W. ' Boud will preside at the meeting and ' the following program 'will be ren- - ' A conjoint Times-New- s n, n. JUDGE BURTON WILL ENTERTAIN RECEIVES MENTION EX-SERVI- In a bulletin issued recently by Prohibition Commissioner Haynes of Washington, D. C. Judge T. H. Burton, receives special mention for his stand on the prohibition enforcement law. Judge Burton is the only Utah It Judge mentioned in the report. reads in part as follows: "Federal Prohibition Director Jos- MEN 1924 SCHEDULE FOR NEBO DIVISION Men are urgently reThe officers of the Nebo Basket to be present at the Legion Ball Division have given out this in the Armory Hall January week the following schedule of games 7.30 p. m. A short business for the 1924 season. As the team will be held before the en- from the local High School is a memtertainment takes place. No obli- ber of this division, the schedule will gation to Join the American Legion be of local interest. The schedules will attend the man's pre- follow: sence there. The officers want most Fork at Pay-soJanuary of all the friendly association of Springvllle at Nephi. men and desire to explain the at Spanish Fork January Legion's program laid out for the at Springvllle. coming year's activities. Membership Payson will be solicited, but not required. at Provo. January After the short business meeting Nephi at Payson. all men and their partners January 29 Springvllle at Spanish are invited to an entertainment to be Fork. Provo at Nephi. at Provo. Span staged by T. O. Durham, Bryan J. February Petty and A. B. Gibson, American Ish Fork at Nephi. Legion Program Committee. This at Springvllle. Bebruary line-uguarantees a good time for Payson at Spanish Fork. everyone. February IS Spanish Fork at ProDon't forget, fellows, you're want- vo. Springvllle at Payson. ed and expected with your partners at Springvllle. February at the Armory Hall, January 3rd, at Payson at Nephi. 7.30 p. m. The present officers are February 26 Nephi at Provo. success for Spanish Fork at Springvllle. a the American Legion or a at Spanish February failure. Come on, gang, let's go. Fork. Provo at Payson. quested meeting 3rd, at meeting eph E. Richards, advises Commissioner Haynes, that Judge T. H. Burton, sitting in Carbon County, Utah, in reference to the appeals of three defendants who had been convicted in the Justice Court, and the Justice had placed a fine on each of the defendants for the violation of the prohibition law said to the defendants after they had been convicted In the district court and were ready p for sentence. 'You feel that the fine imposed by the Justice was very severe do you not? and that la the reason why you appealed your cases to this court," and to this question each of the defendants answered yes. The court then continued the tee-totsentence as follows. 'The court will then remit these fines, so to speak, and in lien thereof, the Judgment of the court is, that you each serve a term in the county Jail for six MAYOR WINN months.' RESIGNS POSITION Judge Burton Is commended in the Bulletin by Commissioner Haynes for At the last meeting of the City his stand In these cases. Council, Mayor T. C. Winn, tendered his resignation which was accepted, and Councilman Harry Beagley, Mr. and Mrs. Blmey Farnsworth, was appointed to fill out the unexMrs. Clara Farnsworth, ,Mr, Phflo term until January 7th, when pired Miss Clara Farns- Mayor-eleFarnsworth, and Thomas Bailey will asworth of Mantl, are spending the sume of the office. Mr. Winn charge holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph was later employed by the council to BelllHton. check over the accounts of the city, preparatory to an audit of the finan Mr. and Mrs. Julius Jensen of lal affairs of the city which the Christmas council are contemplating. Provo, were the guests Iay of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Cazler. Mr. and irs. Edgar park, received Mrs. Cazler, returned to Provo with Mr. and Mrs. Jensen yesterday where a visit from the stork yesterday, leav fine baby boy at their home. she will visit for a few days. fng rs tee-tot- al al ct ll-Spa- nish 18-Pr- ovo ephl n. CARL DEVERE HERE MONDAY Our old friend Carl DeVere, who has been seen before the footlights many times In this city in years that are past, will be at the Venice Theatre, Monday night at the head of a company of seven people. Mr. DeVere will present the comedy "Ole, The Cowpuncher" in three acts. The play is said to be a scream from start to finish, introducing some real Swedish Comedy. There will also be a number of specialties between the acts. The appearance of Mr. DeVere in this city again will bring out many of his old time friends and admirers Monday night. LEASES ARLINGTON DANCE HALL The Religion Class presented "The First Christmas" to the public Sum-day evening in place of the preliminary program. One of the largest crowds in attendance this year were present. The following out of town visitors are spending the Christmas Holidays here: Miss Hern Ice and Vera Neilson, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Dalby and family of Salt Lake, and Mr. Ivan Shepherd of Provo. Mrs. Andrew Poulsen and daughter Reba, returned from Salt Lake SunMr. A. B. Gibson and Mr. A. V. day, after a stay of five weeks, the Arlington where Miss Poulsen underwent an Pyper, have 'leased Dance Hall and will take over the operation for ear trouble. r amusement control of Mr. Alvln Chrlstensen, who was place on January 1st, 1924. It will be the policy of the new manage taken to the L. D. S. Hospital at Salt phl ment to use local orchestras as much Lake, where be underwent an oper as possible, as of lata our local ation for appendicitis. Is now considtalent has been furnlshntg excellent ered out of danger. maslc for dancing. They will give BABY DIES DURING first dance on New Year's Mr. J, L. Francom, returned MOTHER'S VISIT their night. They also plan to give a child-ren- s home Saturday after an absence of matinee dance on New Years three months. He has been employed A sad death occurred Christmas in the West Jordan Sugar factory. Day. morning at the borne of County Agent and Mrs. Smith, when the sliteen Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Warner, Mr. and Mrs, Reuben Mangelson, month old baby of Airs. Worley Holt- - entertained last evening at a dinner have gone to Springvllle where they sclaw of Manassa, Colorado, died praty In honor of the 40th Wedding will spend the Christmas Holidays from an acute attack of membraneous anniversary of Mr. ft Mrs Orson Cascroup. Mrs. Holtsclaw, had Just ar ter. The remainder of the evening wa Mrs. Augustus Shepherd,, has been rived the day before to spend Christ- was pleasantly spent In games and visiting in Salt Lake for a few weeks. mas with her sister Mrs. Smith, music. The following were present: Mr. Holtsclaw, was notified of the Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Warner, Mr. Mr. J. E. Hansen, returned home death of his baby and Is expected and Mrs. W. II. Warner, Mr. and Sunday, after a business trip to Idaho here for the funeral, which takes Mrs. Orvald Warner, Mr. Gerald for the past five weeks. place Saturday at 11 a. m. from the Cazler, Miss Camilla Cazler, Frances home of Mr. and Mrs. Smith. The and Earl Warner, Miss Thelma War The Misses Helen and Pearl Petsympathy of the people of this city ner. ths guests of honor Mr. and Mr erson of Ogden, are visiting" their Is extended to Mr. and Mrs. Holts Orson Caller, and the hosts Air. and parents Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Peterson claw in their bereavement. ' Mrs. Clarence Warner. this 22-Pr- ovo thls-popula- wek.